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Awaruite

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Awaruit
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Awaruit

Größe: 22x11x09 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-09
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Bildbreite: 12 mm; Fundort: Fluss Onot, Sajangebirge, Süd-Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-04-19
Locality: Onot, Fluss / Sajangebirge (Sayan Mts) / Südrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Awaruit-Adern in Silikat-Awaruit-Matrix
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Awaruit-Adern in Silikat-Awaruit-Matrix

Bildbreite: 6 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-09
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Awaruit mit Limonit, Größe: 4 x 2,5 cm, Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Rob Woodside
Contribution: thdun5 2011-01-11
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Größe: 10 mm; Fundort: Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA

Copyright: Paul Bongaerts
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-08
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA
Awaruit
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Awaruit

Nugget; Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA; 1,3 x 0,8 mm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2010-01-08
Locality: Josephine Creek / Josephine Co. / Oregon / USA

Collectors Summary

Color grauweiß, silberweiß, zinnweiß
Streak color hellgrau
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System kubisch, Pm3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ni3Fe

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Nickel

Unit weight: 231.92546 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

Ni3Fe

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Iron

Fe

24.08

1

25.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Nickel

Ni

75.92

3

75.00

58.6934200

176.0802600

Anal­y­sis wt%

Fe : 27.02, Ni : 69.06, Co : 2.75 (Ref: American Mineralogist 60)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AE.20

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
E: Eisen-Chrom-Familie
20:Awaruit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.08-040

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AF.140

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
F: Fe-Cr-Group
1: cubic

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.11.04

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group
11: Iron-Nickel group

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauweiß, silberweiß, zinnweiß

Streak color

hellgrau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 54.40, , 54.40
(420) 56.00, , 56.00
(440) 57.60, , 57.60
(460) 59.10, , 59.10
(480) 60.40, , 60.40
(500) 61.40, , 61.40
(520) 62.40, , 62.40
(540) 63.10, , 63.10
(560) 63.80, , 63.80
(580) 64.40, , 64.40
(600) 64.80, , 64.80
(620) 65.20, , 65.20
(640) 65.50, , 65.50
(660) 65.70, , 65.70
(680) 66.10, , 66.10
(700) 66.40, , 66.40

Reflection chart Awaruite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

62.27

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

221

Space Group

Pm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.59

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

46.268

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.044(10),
1.772(6),
1.253(3),
1.069(4),
1.023(1),
0.814(1),
0.792(1)

XRD chart Awaruite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

314 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

8 (gemessen) 8.323 (berechnet)

8.323 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Neuseeland/South Island/West Coast, Region/Gorge River

Preface

Name from

Der Name ist abgeleitet von Awarua Bay, South Island, New Zealand. Dort wurde jedoch kein Awaruit gefunden.

Author (Name, Year)

Skey, 1885

Col­lector informa­tion

Die besten Sammlungsstücke sind bis 3 cm große Nuggets aus dem Josephine Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA und dem Smith River, Nordkalifornien, USA.

References

American Mineralogist 45 (1960), 450.

Mineralogical Magazine 43 (1980), 647.

Canadian Mineralogist 28 (1990), 751.

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 38.

American Mineralogist 76 (1991), 1356.

Canadian Mineralogist 38 (2000), 585.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001), 42.

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 343 (2002), 192.

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.20

Nisnite

Ni3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.20

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.08-010

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.08-020

Tetrataenite

FeNi

monoklin : m : Pm

I/A.08-030

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.08-040

Nisnite

Ni3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.08-045

Jedwabite

Fe7(Ta,Nb)3

hexagonal : 6mm, 6m2, 6/mmm : P63mc, P62c, P63/mmc

I/A.08-050

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Iron

Fe

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AF.100

'Kamacite'

(Fe,Ni)

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AF.105

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.120

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.AF.130

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.AF.135

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.140

Chromferide

Fe1.5Cr0.2

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.160

Ferchromide

Cr3Fe1-x

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AF.165

'Manganese'

Mn

kubisch : 432 : P4132

1.AF.180

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Leadamalgam

Pb0.7Hg0.3

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

01.01.10.01

'Kamacite'

(Fe,Ni)

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.11.01

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.11.02

Tetrataenite

FeNi

monoklin : m : Pm

01.01.11.03

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.11.04

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.11.05

Wairauite

CoFe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.11.06

Chromium

Cr

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.12.01

Chromferide

Fe1.5Cr0.2

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.12.02

Ferchromide

Cr3Fe1-x

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.12.03

Tin

Sn

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

01.01.13.01

Indium

In

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

01.01.14.01

Cupalite

(Cu,Zn)Al

01.01.15.01

Khatyrkite

(Cu,Zn)Al2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mcm

01.01.15.02

Cohenite

(Fe,Ni,Co)3C

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.16.01

Haxonite

(FeNi)23C6

01.01.16.02

Isovite

(Cr,Fe)23C6

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.16.03

Tongbaite

Cr3C2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.17.01

Florenskyite

Fe(Ti,Ni)P

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.17.02

Siderazot

Fe3N1.33

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.18.01

Roaldite

Fe4N

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.18.02

Osbornite

TiN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.01

Khamrabaevite

(Ti,V,Fe)C

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.02

Niobocarbide

(Nb,Ta)C

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.03

Tantalcarbide

TaC

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.19.04

Other languages

German

Awaruit

French

Awaruite

English

Awaruite

Spanish

Awaruíta

Russian

Аваруит

Japanese

アワル鉱

Simplified Chinese

铁镍矿

old name

Josephinit

nach dem Vorkommen im Josephine Peridotit, Oregon, USA (Leavell, D.N. (1983) Ph.D. Dissertation University of Massachusetts)

Alternative Name

Bobrovkit

Bobrovkita

Bobrovkite

Josephinita

Josephinite

Souesit

Souesita

Souesite

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